Law School to Host USAF Deputy JAG on Feb. 13

Major General Charles Dunlap, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Air Force, will discuss "National Security Law in the 21st Century: A Practitioner's View" on February 13 at 5 p.m. in Room 127 of William & Mary Law School. Free and open to the public, the talk is part of the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Human Rights and National Security Law Program.

General Dunlap has served as Deputy Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Air Force since May, 2006. In this position, he provides legal advice to the Air Staff and commanders at all levels and assists in the professional supervision of more than 2,550 full and part-time attorneys and 1,950 full and part-time paralegals and administrative personnel. Over the course of his 32-year career in the U.S. Air Force, General Dunlap has served in a wide variety of positions, including service in the United Kingdom and Korea. He has also deployed for various operations in the Middle East and Africa, including short stints in support of operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. In addition, he has led military delegations to Uruguay, the Czech Republic, South Africa, Colombia, and Iraq.

General Dunlap holds degrees from St. Joseph's University and Villanova University School of Law, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the National War College. A frequent speaker on legal and national security issues, General Dunlap's articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including Yale Journal of International Affairs, New York Times, Washington Post, and Fletcher Forum of World Affairs. He is also the author of an analysis of counterinsurgency doctrine entitled, "Shortchanging the Joint Fight?"

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